Bank of the Philippine Islands

Bank of the Philippine Islands is one of the largest banks in the Philippines, and is second largest in terms of market capitalization. It is considered the first bank in both the Philippines and in Southeast Asia. It was formed during the Spanish colonial era under the name El Banco Español Filipino de Isabel II.

PH banks missing out on revenue from growing middle class market

Over 7 in 10 loans made by banks are extended to corporates– leaving 15 million SMEs and self-employed workers with little access to traditional finance.

BPI’s Q1 net profit increases by 52%, boosts efforts toward financial inclusion

The January to March performance was driven by the bank’s average asset base expansion, margin growth, and lower provisions.

Bank of the Philippine Islands’ net income reaches record $722m in 2022

Revenue was bolstered by growth in its net interest income.

Bank of the Philippine Islands' issues $373m fixed-rate bonds due 2024

BPI Rise Bonds have an interest rate of 5.75% per annum.

Robinsons Retail to buy 4.4% stake in BPI

Robinsons Retail will purchase 4.4% interest in the Bank of the Philippine Islands.

BPI cements market position with Robinsons Bank merger: analyst

Assets are slated to increase by 0.9 percentage points.

Bank of the Philippine Islands to cease coal financing by 2033

BPI aims to stop lending 45% of coal-fired powered projects.

Pandemic pushes banks to adapt hybrid set-up for transaction banking services

BPI's John-C Syquia and FinServ Solution's Andre Lee discuss the latest trends in transaction banking.

Bank of the Philippine Islands' NPL ratio improves to 1.5% in Q1

The bank's credit cost is expected to be 41bps in FY17.

Bank of the Philippine Islands eyes 90 new branches in FY17F

The bank also bought stakes in several microfinance firms.

Find out why Bank of the Philippine Islands' CEO Cezar Consing is bullish on Asian growth

The bank's earnings hit a record high of USD267.5mn in the first half of 2016.

DBS quits Bank of the Philippine Islands

Divests remaining 9.9% stake in leading Philippine bank.